Buford Tourism, Georgia

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Buford is a city in Gwinnett and Hall counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 12,225. Most of the city is in Gwinnett County, which is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area. The portions of the city in Hall County are not part of Atlanta's metropolitan statistical area, but are part of Atlanta's larger Combined Statistical Area, which includes Hall County. The city was founded in 1872 after a railroad was built in the area connecting Charlotte, NC with Atlanta. Buford was named after Algernon Sidney Buford, who at the time was president of the Atlanta and Richmond Air-Line Railway. The city's leather industry, led by the Bona Allen Company, as well as its location as a railway stop, caused the population to expand during the early 1900s until after the Great Depression had ended. The city operates its own school district, the Buford City School District, and has been the birthplace and home of several musicians and athletes. Various tourist locations, including museums and community centers, the largest mall in the state of Georgia, the Mall of Georgia, and Lake Lanier Islands are in the city of Buford.

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Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Buford, United States. After your splendid visit to Buford, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Chattanooga. Chattanooga is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Georgia Aquarium, The Fox Theatre, World Of Coca Cola. To reach Buford, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Chattanooga Airport. To explore Buford, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Buford*

  • Buford: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Buford for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Buford.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 75 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Buford - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.25 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Buford

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Buford

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32.35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.7 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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